Learning Objectives

9.1 Describe the important ways that parenting and views of parenting have changed throughout history.

9.2 List some of the main processes involved in prenatal development and some strategies people use to become parents.

9.3 Explain the basic needs of all children around the world and which parenting styles are related to meeting those needs.

9.4 Understand the key ways in which the experiences of diverse types of parents differ.